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Acute post-traumatic respiratory failure treated with prolonged controlled ventilation and complicated with spontaneously healing tracheo-oesophageal fistula.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1229915     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of acute respiratory failure of traumatic origin treated with prolonged controlled ventilation is presented. During treatment a tracheo-oesophageal fistula developed. Early diagnosis and immediate therapeutic management prevented aspiration and further pulmonary complications. The fistula healed spontaneously. Imperfections of the anaesthetic equipment very often cause various tracheal complications.
G Saladajczyk; B Skiba
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia, resuscitation, and intensive therapy     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0301-0864     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesth Resusc Intensive Ther     Publication Date:    1975 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-09-02     Completed Date:  1976-09-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0371112     Medline TA:  Anaesth Resusc Intensive Ther     Country:  POLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  361-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Intubation, Intratracheal / adverse effects
Middle Aged
Respiration, Artificial / methods*
Respiratory Insufficiency / etiology,  therapy*
Tracheoesophageal Fistula / complications*,  etiology
Wound Healing
Wounds and Injuries / complications*

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